Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

How does God give the Holy Spirit to those who Ask?

I’ve been spending time with Luke’s Gospel for a while now.  This morning I read the following and wanted to move on, but a question kept challenging me.  How does God give the Holy Spirit to those who ask? 11 “Which … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“The kingdom of God is not a purely spiritual reality–a reign of God in one’s heart.  The coming of the kingdom of God in the world has political implications.”  —Joel Willitts

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What then is the Gospel?

Dr. Al Mohler’s recent renewed call for evangelicals to resist and reject the legitimacy of the papacy and therefore its authority (here)–has caused one blogger to address the exact nature of the Gospel. According to David Armstrong, the blogger in … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Anthony B. Bradley on Cultural Hermeneutics

The context of the following quote from black scholar Anthony B. Bradley is against the backdrop of the misuse of Scripture by Anglo Christians to enslave blacks on the one hand and many of the objections by the black academy, … Continue reading

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The Eye is the Lamp of the Body

I wrestled with Matthew 6:22-23–within the context of Matthew 6:19-34–until it yielded some of its fruits. 22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, 23 … Continue reading

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